Archer, Francis W. (1975)
Updated: Dec 13, 2019
ARCHER, a native of Bethel, Conn., played for the Portland Pilots in the New England League in ‘the late 40s. was catcher-manager of the Pawtucket, R.I., club in that-loop, was bullpen catcher and coach for the Boston Braves, pitched H. G. Pride to the Portland Twilight League title in 1958 and won the league batting title with a 423 average.
He’s been a top umpire for more than 20 years.